When George Washington called for volunteers for the Continental Army in 1782, 23-year-old Deborah Sampson dressed as a man and enlisted in the 4th Massachusetts Regiment, giving the name Robert Shurtleff.
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Women warriors in folklore Deborah Sampson Gannett ( December 25 ,1760 – April 29, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Wikipedia http://myartblogcollection.blogspot.ca/2015/01/women-warriors-in-folklore.html
Alexander Douglass House, Trenton, New Jersey was the home of the quartermaster of the Continental Army, Alexander Douglas. Washington used his home as his headquarters during the Second Battle of Trenton.